Muldoon's Picnic - Irish Tour 2019
An omnium-gatherum of poetry, prose and music, Muldoon's Picnic returns for a six date tour nationwide 2nd-11th August. Produced by Poetry Ireland and hosted by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon, each night features a bespoke mix of high-profile artists from the Irish cultural landscape.
Poem of the week
I love the thought of you in early 20th century
Éire, driving around on your own looking
for directions to Gort or Killalea.
You must have been young and quite pretty, gay
in a country that made it illegal to openly love
despite our misty-eyed sentimentality.